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Principals Of "Bitter Springs Arrive
A side-saddle of 1902 style which Nonnie Piper will ride in the film "Bitter Springs" was prominent among
the luggage when the princi pals, with the exception of ( English cotnedian Tommy : Trinder. and several ol the Him: - executives arrived at Parafleld from Sydney yesterday The party travelled by bus from Parafield to Quorn. stop pine at Gladstone for dinner. The director 'Ur Ralph i Smart) explained (hat although : Miss Piper had ridden astride! in 'Into the Straight." she was now learning to ride side-saddle It was felt that for a film with a ISO2 setting, it would be more appropriate for the girt to ride side-saddle : MLss Piper said that she ex pected that her part in the film' would call for lots of riding during the three months the
I company was on location at' Warren:- Oorge. near Quorn i i "Unpack and then meet the1! horses"—which he hoped would < be "pacific creatures"—was i "Chips" Rafferty's summing up I ot the party's first task on i ! reaching Warren's Gorge j -1 Although "Chips" Rallerty was born in Broken Hill, his , family came originally from ' Adelaide His father. Mr. J W Goffage. was secretary of Tat- : tersalLs Club from May 1911.; ito January. 1913. and a brother iand si.'iter were bom at Henley . ! Beach ( j Also in the party were Gor-:] don Jackson, who will play the. part of the Scotsman Jean j Blue <rast as Raffertv'K wifet., j William Lipscombe who ?r<rte the script. Bud Tlngwell. Michael Porlong and Mrs. Smart, who L? the unit's con tinuity expert .:
QUORN. May 17 —This scenery will stagger those who see it on the screen," said Mr George Heath, chief camera man for Ealing Studios after bis first view this morning of War ren's Gorge, where the outdoor shots of -Bitter Springs' are to be made. Mr Heath, who arrived from Sydney by road last night, said that the 1.000 mile journey was full? justified by the suitability of Warren's Gorge as the settini for the film. "The scenery Is almost breathtaking In its grandeui * he said 'Tfs a wonder vt i. a vent come here before." . The pine log hv which will be featured in the film has been brought so nearl> to com pletion at the lonely gorge that its builders have thought ;t wis? tf- warn off would-be 'squat ters' with a 'So Vacancies" .sign.